Senior Class

Senior Information Page

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If you are in need of any information regarding your senior year please stop by and Coach Roe in Room 6-242 or Mrs. Alred in room 6-152.

Please be sure to do the following:
Check the Senior Section Website and Announcements on a regular basis
Verify that your email, phone number and address are correct on Skyward
Follow the Senior Twitter account @Pirate_Seniors and MHS Facebook page for updates and school related information.

Senior of the Month Application


Grad Bash 2020 at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure will take place for the Senior Class of 2020 on April 17th, 2019. Early ticket sales for this event will take place starting on December 2nd 2019 at a discounted price with regular ticket prices starting in January; right after winter break. There are a limited number of seats this year for Grad Bash so it will be a first come first serve basis. Permission slips can be found in Coach Roe’s office (6-242) or Ms. Alred classroom (6-152).

*Early ticket sales will start on December 2nd, 2019 for a sale price of $90 and will end on December 19th. Ticket prices after winter break will be $100 until February 27th (or until they are all sold out). We only have 150 seats for this event so get your tickets early*

Information for students who have purchased a ticket to attend the 2020 Grad Bash at Universal Orlando: 

  • Seniors attending the trip must be in all their MHS classes on the day of the trip (April 17th, 2020)
  • Dress code for Universal Orlando Grad Bash must be school appropriate (will discuss in detail during the informational meeting set for April 13th at 1:45 in the Pirate Theater)
  • Seniors will meet in the bus loop at 3:15 to start security checks prior to entering the bus.
  • Bus will be leaving Matanzas High School at 4:00pm - PLEASE ARRIVE ON TIME AT 3:15!!!
  • Grad bash starts at 7:00pm. The park closes at 2:00am. Buses will put out of parking lot at Universal Orlando at 2:30am.
  • Please make sure you have a ride waiting for you in the MHS Senior parking lot at 4:30am.
  • Students will need money for meals, drinks and souvenirs during this event.


Senior Blessing

The Senior Class of 2020 for both Matanzas High School and Flagler Palm Coast High School will be holding their Multi-Denominational Blessing at the Santa Maria del Mar Church located on North 9th Street in Flagler Beach. The service begins at 7:00pm so please arrive no later than 6:30 in order to get every senior from both schools in lines for this event. Seniors please wear your cap and gowns. That date for this event is to be determined so please check back at a later date.

 Jostens Cap and Gown

Cap and Gown Information Meeting - October 8th at 8:15am Jostens will be holding an information meeting regarding Cap and Gown purchases. During presentation Jostens will show package options for cap and gowns along with graduation announcements.

Cap and Gown Orders
Jostens will be on campus to take cap and gown orders along with payments for cap and gown for the following days:
Tuesday, October 15th - 10:45am until 12:30pm
Tuesday, October 29th - 10:45am until 12:30pm
Wednesday, November 13th - 10:45am until 12:30pm

The online website will also be up and running during this time. Click here to access the online website store to order cap and gown online.

Cap and Gown Payment
Jostens will be on campus to accept payments for cap and gowns and other graduation materials on the following day:
Thursday, January 29th - 10:45am until 12:30pm
Wednesday, March 4th - 10:45am until 12:30pm

Cap and Gown Delivery Days
Jostens will be on campus to delivery the Senior Class of 202 Cap and Gowns on the following day in the outside lower spot near the bus area:
Tuesday, March 31st - 10:45am until 12:30pm
Tuesday, April 7th - 10:45am until 12:30pm
Tuesday, April 21st - 10:45am until 12:30pm

If you ordered and paid for your cap and gown in full and are unable to make it to any of the dates above, please stop by Coach Roe’s office (6-242) he will have your cap in gown in his office.

Senior Pictures
book session
Cady Studios will be bringing their Road Shoot to Matanzas High School for Seniors who are unable to make it to Jacksonville for their Senior Photos on the following dates:
Wednesday, August 28th, 7:00am - 2:15pm (Senior Pictures ONLY)
Saturday, September 14th - Appointment Only starting at 9:00am and last appoint will be at 3:30pm (Visit the Cady Studios Website)
Friday, October 18th, 7:00am - 2:15pm (Senior Pictures ONLY)
Senior Photos for the Yearbook are due by Friday, October 18th - NO EXCEPTIONS

Senior Panoramic Picture
The Senior Class of 2020 Panoramic Picture will be taken on Friday, January 17th at 1:00pm in the Pirate Gym. Seniors please wear your Senior Shirt (if you purchased one) or Matanzas High School Teams Jersey. Please report to the gym on that day NO LATER than 12:45pm so we can get everyone seated and ready for the picture.